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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 5 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 12 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 8 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 2 answers

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Blood in stool only after beginning Linzess?

Posted 3 days ago by slcuser123 1 answer

Has anyone experienced bloody stool,after beginning treatment with Linzess? I’ve been using Linzess for chronic constipation,for the last week. I’ve never had bloody stool. The only variables to my regimen that have changed is the induction of Linzess (145 mg 1x daily) and the use of an ...

Does anyone have experience with Amitiza?

Posted 1 day 18 hours ago by Lanabana 0 answers

I’m suppose to start amitiza tomorrow for constipation. Heard good things and bad things. Anyone have any personal experience?

Can milk of magnesia be safely taken daily? If so what dosage? I am 60 with chronic constipation?

Posted 7 days ago by Wanna poop 0 answers

I have tried everything. Miralax used to work and then quit and taking that daily made me very bloated and gassy and still didn’t work well. Fiber powder supplements do the same thing. MOM cleans me out good when I haven’t gone for a while, so I’m wondering if it’s safe to ...

Linzess - Hi, I’ve seen some reviews stating that people have had weight gain on this medication?

Posted 16 days ago by Sicktummy 0 answers

I have had weight issues for years & if this medication causes weight gain I’d rather not use it. I’m a 40 year old female with chronic constipation. Thank you for your help.

Linzess - Is it possible to take more than 290mg a day?

Posted 8 days ago by Tricia4 0 answers

Is it possible to take more than 290 mg a day? One 290mg is not working for me. Help!

Is it normal to feel pain/discomfort after an enema?

Posted 22 Jan 2018 by anxietygirl4 0 answers

I’m a young girl and just had my first Enema about an hour ago. I have had chronic constipation for 3 yrs and it’s been worse within the last 6 months. I was able to pass stool, but currently I am in pain in my stomach, and lower bowl area. Also, I have pain inside and around my bottom. ...

Is the Miralax Pill as effective as the Miralax Powder? What is the difference?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by mmeighan 1 answer

I have a 12 year old granddaughter with chronic constipation. She hates taking the powder and I think the pill form might be better. Her doctor ordered Miralax powder daily and if she misses a dose her stools are so hard and large she has pain and difficulty having a bowel movement.

What does indention in muscle of buttocks with no known injury, and feeling muscle loss mean?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by VeryConcerned23 0 answers

Also have had trouble with bowels feeling of possible blockage, dirreah, feeling of chronic constipation at imes.

How soon will Amitiza begin working? Should I expect to have a daily bowel movement?

Posted 26 Dec 2017 by fbstrader 0 answers

Should laxatives be taken while taking Amitiza? How much water should be drunk on a daily basis? Thanks!

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